Musicology Colloquium Series
Sponsored by The University of New Mexico Department of Music & The Latin American and Iberian Institute

 

Latin American and Iberian Institute (LAII) Conference Room
Thursday September 12, 2019
2:00-3:30pm

 

Sones de allá para acá: Son Jarocho from Mexico to USA

Name of presenter: Doris Careaga Coleman

Talk Description:
Son Jarocho is a genre of traditional Mexican music performed in southern Veracruz that has gained prominence in Chicanx communities in the United States. In this talk we will analyze the origins, rhythms, musical forms, and dances both in Mexico and the United States.  

 

Biography:
Dr. Doris Careaga Coleman teaches in the Department of Chicana Chicano Studies. In her academic courses she illuminates Afromexican literature, history, and culture. Her areas of research include son jarocho, culinary arts, and literature and theory related to Afromexican cultural studies. Dr. Careaga Coleman is the author of La Cocina Afromestiza en Veracruz (1995 (republished in 2004 and 2006)), La Cuenca del Papaloapan (1996), El Exótico Sabor de Veracruz (2000), and La Cocina Tradicional de Jalcomulco (2000 (republished in 2017)). Her most recent book is La culinaria afrodescendiente en Tamiahua: un discurso para iluminar a los afrodescendientes mexicanos (2018).

 

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